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Duo to deliver long-term: Ryan

Luke Ryan is excited about what key defensive duo Joel Hamling and Alex Pearce can bring to Fremantle in the coming years

4:03pm  May 7, 2019

Freo’s pair of aces

It was a successful day off for the Freo boys on the golf course

7:57pm  Apr 24, 2019

Vote 'Hammer' for mark of the year

Joel Hamling has been nominated for the JLT mark of the year

4:40pm  Mar 25, 2019

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Joel
Hamling

Height
194 cm
DOB
09-04-1993
Weight
92 kg
Debut
2015
Games
2019
9
Career
72
Goals
2019
0
Career
0
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
366
Avg
41
JoelHamling

Player Bio

At A Glance

Junior club: Cable Beach (WA)
Recruited from: Claremont (WA) via pick 32 in 2011 National Draft (to Geelong)
AFL debut: Round 9, 2015, Western Bulldogs v GWS
AFL clubs: Geelong, Western Bulldogs, Fremantle (via 2016 trade period)
Career Brownlow votes: 2

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2018 SUMMARY 
Worked brilliantly in tandem with Alex Pearce as a powerful key defensive duo. Hamling averaged 5.9 marks per game and kept his opponents honest with 6.9 spoils per game – the most at Freo. Hamling’s disposal efficiency of 84.4 per cent also led the club.

Season by Season

Season by Season

Hamling shone in defence in his first year at Fremantle, showing experience beyond his years as a leader in Freo’s relatively young backline. Playing in every game in 2017, the key back recorded 149 spoils, 95 more than another other Fremantle player, and also led the side for intercept marks with 51.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 9
    • Kicks 5.1
    • Handballs 3.8
    • Disposals 8.9
    • Marks 4.1
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.6
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 40.7

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 10 St Kilda Rd 3
Handballs 10 Western Bulldogs Rd 6
Disposals 16 Western Bulldogs Rd 6
Marks 9 St Kilda Rd 3
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 4 St Kilda Rd 3
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 78 St Kilda Rd 3

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 North Melbourne W 141 - 59 4 4 8 3 0 1 2 2 0 0 32
2 Gold Coast Suns L 61 - 58 5 4 9 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 38
3 St Kilda W 71 - 66 10 4 14 9 0 0 1 4 0 0 78
4 West Coast Eagles L 69 - 56 2 1 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 16
5 GWS Giants W 82 - 106 2 3 5 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 25
6 Western Bulldogs W 88 - 69 6 10 16 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 60
7 Adelaide Crows L 51 - 34 8 6 14 6 0 0 1 1 0 0 55
8 Richmond L 86 - 111 3 2 5 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 27
9 Essendon L 60 - 53 6 0 6 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 35
10 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
13 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
16 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Sydney Swans - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Western Bulldogs - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
21 St Kilda - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 4 - L: 5 46 34 80 37 0 5 4 14 0 0 366

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 72
    • Kicks 6.0
    • Handballs 5.5
    • Disposals 11.5
    • Marks 4.8
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 1.5
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 48.4

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 13 Melbourne Rd 16, 2018
Handballs 13 St Kilda Rd 15, 2017
Disposals 22 St Kilda Rd 15, 2017
Marks 11 Adelaide Crows Rd 12, 2018
Hit-outs 1 Brisbane Lions Rd 23, 2015
Tackles 6 Geelong Cats Rd 14, 2017
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 92 Collingwood Rd 11, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Fremantle 46 34 80 37 0 5 4 14 0 0 366
2018 Fremantle 129 114 243 106 0 20 14 21 0 0 995
2017 Fremantle 126 142 268 110 0 19 15 42 0 0 1134
2016 Western Bulldogs 67 59 126 43 0 12 11 16 0 0 491
2015 Western Bulldogs 64 47 111 53 1 5 4 15 0 0 499

Legend

K
Kicks
H
Handballs
D
Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
FA
Frees Against
T
Tackles
G
Goals
B
Behinds
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AFL Fantasy points

Milestones

50 AFL games: Round 6, 2018 v West Coast

Q & A

Nickname: Hammer 

Best set shot at your club? David Mundy

My coach often says … Don’t let the ruck man kick the ball

Best advice you’ve received? Live life to the full

Greatest footy moment before the AFL? Getting to the AFL

Funniest teammate? Sonny Walters

Which teammates pick themselves in AFL Fantasy? Sean Darcy, loves himself

If you could enter a teammate for My Kitchen Rules, who would it be and why? Aaron Sandilands

Favourite café AND what do you order? Little Lefroy’s, bacon and eggs

Guilty pleasure? Chocolate

Most inspiring movie? The Help

Passion outside of football? Fishing

Best trait? Laid back

Favourite movie character? Denzel Washington

Grand Final – day, twilight or night? As long as we make it anytime

Bounce – yes or no? Not too fussed

Favourite AFLW player? Mo Hope

Most under rated AFL player? Liam Picken

Team barracked or as a kid? West Coast

Three apps you cant live without? Sea-breeze, Snapchat, Google

Twitter or instagram? Instagram

Do you have any pets? Chocolate labrador called Lenny

Favourite holiday spot? Austin, Texas